15.12.2016

Penrice 3580: International Charity 2017

Penrice Academy Students to Ship Container of School Equipment to Africa Students at Penrice have begun planning for this academic year’s International Charity Project. The mission; to send a shipping container with clothes, toys, school and medical equipment to children in Kissi Town, Sierra Leone, Africa, working closely with Project 3580. JUST GIVING. Community project Each year… Read more »

02.12.2016

Academy Council Blog: December 2016

Natalie, Gabe and Charlie from Year 11 have put together the Academy Council’s first ever blog! They’ll be keeping you up to date with all their meetings, news and progress with our chosen charities over the course of the year. The Academy Council has had a busy Autumn Term! So far, we have been focused… Read more »

03.10.2016

Academy Council Team Building 2016

On Friday 30th September 2016, our Academy Council for this year spent the day together at BF Adventure near Penryn, working together on problem solving activities and team challenges. BF Adventure, an adventure park set in an old quarry, offers a host of activities for visiting schools, colleges and organisations over a stunning 60 acre… Read more »

07.07.2016

Ride for South Africa!

24 hours, 1000 miles non stop… over £2000 raised for Siphila Sonke. On Thursday 30th June and Friday 1st July, Penrice Academy students took part in their 24 hour fundraiser – rowing, riding and running the coast of South Africa. “These guys have just rode for 1000 miles from Cape Town to the site of… Read more »

24.06.2016

Meet the Prefect Team

We’re proud to announce the appointment of our Prefect Team for the next Academic Year. Meet our Head Students – Gabe Connolly and Natalie Pramuk (centre), and Deputies Charlie Monk, Jack Parr, Emma Clarke and Maddy Kessell. Big congratulations to them! We look forward to working with them next year. Next week the whole Prefect… Read more »

23.05.2016

Penrice meets Siphila Sonke

On Friday 20th May we welcomed Brenda Silberbauer from South African charity Siphila Sonke, to talk to students about our upcoming 24 hour Fundraiser. Siphila Sonke – which means ‘we live together’ – is a non-profit organisation run predominantly by volunteers and a staff of five. Their core function is to hand out food parcels to… Read more »

02.03.2016

Ride for South Africa

After the Easter Holidays, Years 10 and 11 are leading a charity event which will see students clocking up miles in order to travel the distance of the Coast of South Africa, in support of their chosen International Charity – Siphila Sonke. Head Boy, Jack Lawther, explains: “Siphila Sonke is a charity based near Cape… Read more »

22.01.2016

Year 7 Council: A Friend in Me 2016

On Tuesday 19th January, the new Year 7 Council met with Mrs Cromey to share ideas, concerns and comments on behalf of their tutor groups and to discuss upcoming charity events. The main topic on the agenda however, was this year’s Transition Video, which the students are tasked with planning, filming and presenting for Year 6s… Read more »

26.11.2015

Academy Council Team Building Day

On 25th November our Academy Council spent the day at BF Adventure to further develop their skills in teamwork, overcoming challenges and bond as a group. Challenges included negotiating a ‘spider web’, scaling a climbing wall, crossing a river and working in teams to create catapults. Seb, the Team’s BF Adventure Instructor for the day,… Read more »

18.06.2015

Opening of the Garden

On Thursday 18th June, the Academy Council came together in the sun to open the school’s new garden and outdoor classroom, complete with two signposts pointing in the direction of prominent cities around the globe. In their final speech as Head Students, Billie and Toby thanked the Site Team – who constructed the outdoor classroom… Read more »

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